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$_SESSION variables lost during OAuth callback

When I attempt an OAuth handshake, the first step is a GET call to obtain an access code like so. # Redirect to request authorization code $url = $this->get_authorization_url(); header("Location: ...
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update_user_meta() does not work

I asked a question yesterday, but I realised that the code was not correct and it was my bad, so I refactored everything. I have a form with two fields which when user submits and takes a quiz test, ...
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$_SESSION Not working after X amount of page views

I've written up a simple function that's output into header.php, which displays the login/register modal upon so many views in this case I've set it at 4, however its firing on the first view of my ...
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The session works on the local server, but not on the web server

I have a problem with a session, it works fine on the local server, but it's not visible on the server, the project is in wordpress, do I have to set something special about wordpress? This is my code ...
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Large Session Tokens

We have a Wordpress site on a shared server that recently crashed due to running out of disk space, because our MySQL binary logs filled up the drive in a matter of minutes. After reviewing what was ...
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Session constantly resets variable

I'm using sessions in wordpress but I have a problem where a variable I store keeps getting reset everytime I change page. it's "d_curr" and my code is the following : add_action('init', '...
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PHP Session Variable to WordPress Error

I have been trying to figure out how to add session variables to WordPress Custom Pages for the past few days but have still been unable to find a solution. From researching it seems WordPress does ...
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how to show posts of category random by session

Currently my homepage posts shows as random and arranged by visitor session but in category it arranged by last added, I want to arrange posts random in category similar to homepage function ...
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Looking to load a different template part on every load/refresh

I basically have a site where I have several different template headers that I want to load via get_template_part. The basic idea is when someone first visits the site, they should see a random ...
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Add class when more page is visited

I would like to add a CSS class to the body if a visitor goes to the second or third etc. page of the website. Or vice-versa: add a class only on the first visited page. The goal is that I can ...
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How Can I Move Data From Form 1 To Form 2

I have a 2 step website registration for my WordPress website. BEGIN EDIT The first step/form is a front end verification form plugin I have built that checks a custom_table to verify the visitor is ...
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Random popup image per user with no repeat

I am pulling images from an ACF gallery that resides on another page. What I intend to do with this is to have these images displaying full screen on my home page on a popup every time the page loads. ...
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How can I get logged in user's session data from admin-ajax?

I have hooked an ajax call for a logged-in user, and now I need to catch his data inside the receiving call (the code that receives the action call). How can I get the user's ID reliably? This code is ...
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Allow user to select location and then set cookie for location in WordPress

I am needing to allow a user to select a location from a dropdown on the front-end, that then sets a session cookie for that chosen location... any help here? Ok so this is the outlined task: ...
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Capture and display users name

Can anyone tel me if a plug-in exists that can do the following: Check is it's the users first visit, if so the user will be prompted to input their first name into a text field. Their name will then ...
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Woocommerce cart is a non-object inside `admin_post` action

I'm writing a custom integration plugin for Woocommerce, to add a dynamic product to the cart. Right now, without the plugin, I make POST request via a form inside an external page containing the ...
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iframe does not store session/cookie when refresh parent

I have been searching around but there was no specific answer or any indication about the problem I am facing. I have a domain, parent.com, which is just a full screen container of a WordPress-...
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Custom $_SESSION expires too early

In my custom Wordpress theme I want to keep some user's data stored over time (let's say 5 days) using $_SESSION variable. At a certain point in my theme I do a very simple thing: session_start(); $...
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Get current session in WP admin

Trying to access sessions in the WP admin and access a variable from it. function tasks_admin_sessions() { if(!session_id()) { session_start(); } } add_action( 'admin_init', '...
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Can we stop session reset if page reloads?

I started a session and assigned a value and based on the value other function executes but the page reloads after first session and obviously session resets and the other page where I am calling this ...
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Store and Change Session variable - PHP SESSION VARIABLE

I would like to change a session variable which will change another variable in two different places. One variable determines what posts the user will see which is in my custom post archive file(...
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Displaying “One Time” Notification in Plugins

In WordPress's backend, you can add notifications and errors using HTML that looks like this <div class="updated error"> <p><?php esc_html_e( 'A bad thing happened!', 'your-text-...
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How should you hook a session_start() when authoring a plugin?

Learning more about sessions I've gathered that a session_start() should come directly after <?php per Where exactly do I put a SESSION_START? and I wanted to play around and create a plugin that ...
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Show menu item only if user is logged In (not word press login)

I am working on a web app word press. I am new to word press So maybe you will feel that this question is silly, I tried everything but i don't want to use any plugin. here is what I need to show the ...
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How to store or cache custom shopping cart data for every user's session

I'm developing a shopping cart and I don't want to use any plugins as none of them can serve my needs. So I'm heading to create my own shopping cart. My question is: How to store what the user added ...
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how to create and show sessions in word press?

I am new to word press but know all the required PHP skills. I am using a form to create session in one page and then accessing those sessions in another page. I have done this already without word ...
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sharing the same cookie session with multiple wordpress installs on the same domain?

I'm trying to use this on both wp-config.php files of each install within the same domain which is a subdomain im using for the main site. So to be clear here... the 2 wordpress installs are on a ...
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External Authentication, session_tokens not destroyed on logout

There are many questions and answers on external authentication and some code prior to WordPress 4.0 need some tweaking to get them to work. For example, adding a fourth parameter to the ...
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Where is function to prevents non logged users access wp-admin?

Where is the function, that prevents non logged users, access restricted pages in Wordpress? I've looked in several files, but not found. I want to modify the way Wordpress authenticates to check ...
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Login/Logout Session Sharing - Multiple Wordpress Installations

I am on Wordpress 4.4.2, I have multiple wordpress installations (Not Multisite) 1st Installation :- www.example.com 2nd installation :- www.example.com/blog/ I have pasted this in my Wp-Config ...
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How to create session for user which is not an admin user

Hello I am working on building a plugin which has the following functionality like stated below My problem is I am stuck at point I have created registration form for the users where users will be ...
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Share session between my site and WP blog [closed]

I am using Yii framework for a web site and WP for a blog (don't ask why, I inherited this project). Yii is responsible for users (login/logout...), and in the blog (WP), I need to know when the user ...
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Disconnect automattically after X minutes

I recently discovered that if I don't disconnect myself from WordPress, my session could last for more than a day. I wondered what could I do to set a maximum time of inactivity on the site, after ...
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Would this be achieveable?

So i am no good at sessioning and i was wondering instead of making a site around wordpress itself though SSI and customization could i take the SSI from a configured wordpress site and plug it into a ...
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Session variables lost during Ajax calls - Wordpress - Sage Starter Theme

I'm using the starter theme Sage to create a custom Wordpress Theme. I made a very simple infinite scroll system to display every posts. On that point, everything seems to work fine. Now, I have to ...
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Why does $_SESSION only work when I am logged in?

I am including a pure PHP library (nothing to do with WordPress) into a few of my page templates. This library calls PHP session_start() function and references the $_SESSION["cart"] global variable. ...
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Display message once per session to users with a specific role

I need to display a message to only users with a specific role. The message should appear either as soon as the user logs in or if they re-open their browser after having closed it when logged in to ...
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WP_Session not acting with AJAX

The concept is to put a Button in Post Content which the user will click. Two things - The ID of the post and Number of times the user clicks the Button should be displayed. Reason - With this we ...
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How to check if the user was redirected?

I need an advice on how to the following: I have registered course custom post type and created one for example Course1. Course1 has child posts - some are private (e.g Lectures) and some are not. ...
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How to make page/post password protected so you must reenter everytime you visit the page?

I added the following to the child-theme functions.php ///time out login so you must reenter it every time// add_action( 'wp', 'post_pw_sess_expire' ); function post_pw_sess_expire() { if ( ...
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PHP session when called wp_ajax_nopriv

I'm trying to work with sessions using wordpress ajax call api, but unsuccessfully. In begining of functions.php writed: if (!session_id()) { session_start(); } When doing ajax call for example ...
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Which is best to use $_SESSION or WP_Session? [duplicate]

I have little confusion with $_SESSION and WP_Session over their performance,which one is best to use. thanks.
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Destroy user sessions based on user ID

I want to programatically log a specific user out of our WordPress system based on their user ID much like the 'Log Out of All Sessions' button in the WordPress user editor section. How am I able to ...
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Where is the wordpress session stored?

I need to be able to validate the session integrity from an external app. I can't find where is the session stored in wordpress? I built a restful app that will receive the session token as a header ...
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share login/logout sessions across two installs?

I'm having some issues sharing the user sessions across two installs. (a) site on http://stolenmx.com (b) site on http://arcade.stolenmx.com I have installed B in the same database as A and I have ...
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Session stays active until page update in dashboard

Something very strange is happening. I am using sessions on my wordpress website and for some reason, a session stays active until I update the page in the Wordpress website. I have build a template ...
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Sessions not creating correctly in custom function

I am working with an external application called The Next Generation of Genealogy Site-Building (TNG) and integrating it into WordPress. It has been an easy matter to get the data to display inside a ...
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Allow up to 5 Concurrent Login Sessions

I'm having trouble implementing a concurrent login check. The site needs to prevent more than 5 concurrent sessions for any particular user at one time. Example: User Matt can have 5 active ...
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Parsing session info between WordPress and non-WordPress

I have a Web App that resides in example.com (non-WordPress, completely independent databases, etc) and I have a WordPress website, website.example.com and example.com/website. Users will never log ...
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Extend Wordpress (4.x) session and nonce

We've got a small web application that allows users to log in (via WordPress) and remain logged in for a max 15 min session for security purposes. Because most sessions will last longer, I have a ...